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MTV’s “Pranked” with Streeter and Amir returns, “Megadrive” with Johnny Pemberton debuts tonight

Following the "reunion" episode of Jersey Shore tonight, MTV is premiering an hourlong block of series featuring comedians in silly situations. First comes the return of Pranked, in which CollegeHumor's Streeter and Amir preside over and deliver commentary on the best homemade pranks they find online. That's followed by the debut of MegaDrive, which puts comedian Johnny Pemberton behind the wheel of outrageous vehicles and lets him loose. That, in itself, I guess is also a prank on the vehicles' owners and makers. Here are a couple of clips. First from the season three premiere of Pranked:   And here's a look at Johnny Pemberton on MegaDrive. So, this looks nuts. Pemberton looks nuts. Look at these nuts! Thursday, Thursday, Thursday:...

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Feral Audio is dissolving; Starburns Industries launching SBI: Audio podcast network in its wake

Feral Audio, the podcast network founded by producer Dustin Marshall in 2012, is dissolving in the wake of abuse allegations against him by his ex-girlfriend. Musician Abby Weems posted this on her band Potty Mouth’s Twitter last week: hey guys if you could please take a moment to read and share this it would really mean a lot to me. thank you so much for your support -Abby — Potty Mouth (@pottymouthworld) December 22, 2017 Marshall responded with a lengthy Tumblr post, in which he said he would be taking time out to address his mental health issues....

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SF Sketchfest announces lineup for 17th annual celebration in January 2018

The biggest, longest comedy festival in the United States is coming back in 2018, and SF Sketchfest boasts an equally impressive lineup, to be presented by Audible at 16 venues across San Francisco for 18 nights in January (Jan. 11-28, 2018). Tickets go on sale this Friday for most events. Which events? Try this on for size! Tributes + Special Events Tribute to Ricky Gervais, in conversation with Christopher Guest Tribute to Jane Lynch Tribute to Dick Cavett: 50th Anniversary of The Dick Cavett Show Tribute to Lewis Black + Audible Presents The Rant is Due Tribute to Danny...

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First look at the new 2016 sitcoms from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

Welcome to Upfronts Week, when each of the broadcast networks march into New York City to meet with advertisers and present their new fall lineups for primetime and hope that advertisers keep buying 30-second spots for the TV, on the TV. So, without further ado, here are the synopses and trailers for the new sitcom pilots ordered to series either for Fall 2016 or midseason in early 2017. Congrats to all! ABC AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE(debuting Fall 2016, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays ET/PT) Until recently, opinionated, confident, unapologetic, plump Katie Otto (Katy Mixon) has been the third fattest housewife in Westport, Connecticut....

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Trevor Moore’s “High in Church” on Comedy Central

When their IFC sketch series ended after five seasons, The Whitest Kids U’Know mostly went their separate ways, although they reunited for a tour in 2013 and tried filming a pilot last year. Timmy Williams got married and moved back to South Dakota. Zach Cregger went the primetime sitcom route with NBC, appearing in single-season efforts Friends with Benefits and Guys with Kids before landing a recurring role on currently-running About a Boy. Sam Brown and Darren Trumeter, meanwhile, recently joined Trevor Moore on tour. Moore was one of Jay Leno’s correspondents, appearing in sketches both during Leno’s primetime...

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